The Grandly Irrepressible Maggie Smith

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with Marc Courtade

Maggie Smith is one of the most famous and distinguished actresses, noted for her poignancy and wit in comic roles. She has received Academy Awards, a Tony Award and four Emmy Awards. Her varied career on stage, film and television spans over 68 years.  She is perhaps most famous since her portrayal of Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter films followed by her acclaimed Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham in Downton Abbey. This talk will explore her life and career, showcasing one of the most remarkable actresses of our time.